BlackBerry Forums Support Community
              

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-14-2010, 05:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Model: 9700
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Bluetooth headsets - Help me narrow it down

Please Login to Remove!

Hi All,
Gaah! I'm getting so confused with information overload, and I'm hoping to narrow it down. Too many reviews, too many opinions.
I have a Bold 9700..

What's important to me:
1. A2DP streaming of Blackberry media.
2. Speech to Text, for incoming caller id and reply answer or ignore.
3. Comfortable, easily put on with one hand, and stays put.
4. Good Voice Recognition.

I currently have a Jabra BT8040, and a Jawbone Prime.

Jabra 8040: Pros: Voice Recognition very good. Plays BB MP3s.
Cons: No optional ear hook, Earbud/loop I need 2 hands and a mirror to put it on, Comfortable only if with the small size ear loop which falls out.

Jawbone Prime: Pros: Comfortable and easily put on.
Cons: No A2DP BB media, Voice Recognition is so bad it's actually hilarious. ("Call Peggy". Did you say Call Allison? No. Did you say Call Bob? No! Did you say Call Frank? .. No!!)

Your suggestions/recommendations?
Thanks in advance..
Tracy
Offline  
Old 12-14-2010, 06:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
BlackBerry Master
 
Motorcycle Mama's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Model: 9930
OS: 7.1.0.163
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 4,351
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 246 Times in 238 Posts
Default Re: Bluetooth headsets - Help me narrow it down

Jawbone ICON
Offline  
Old 12-14-2010, 06:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
Crimson Tide Moderator
 
JSanders's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: North of the moss line
Model: Z30
OS: 7.0sumtin
PIN: t low
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 41,921
Post Thanks: 61
Thanked 258 Times in 185 Posts
Default Re: Bluetooth headsets - Help me narrow it down

Get the RIM HS700, great sound quality, cool features, and all you've requested above.
Offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to JSanders For This Useful Post:
TracyA (12-15-2010)
Old 12-15-2010, 01:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Model: 9700
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Rogers Wireless
Posts: 114
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Default Re: Bluetooth headsets - Help me narrow it down

You can also try to voice train your BB for the Jawbone you have. If you open Options, voice dialing - select Adapt Voice. If you don't see that option, upgrade to the latest OS 5 for your 9700. Or get BB 6 - it also has that option. 9700/6.0.0.418 works great on my Bold. It seems like its almost ready for release
Posted via BlackBerryForums.com Mobile
Offline  
Old 12-15-2010, 08:07 AM   #5 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Model: 9700
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Re: Bluetooth headsets - Help me narrow it down

thanks All for your input!
I hadn't considered the RIM line.. The HS700 has excellent reviews left right and centre... and it is specifically made to work well with BB. I like that..However it is pricey ($130 CAD + 13% tax= $147) .. But I bought one last night on ebay (new in box) for half that. .. Nice!

Thanks again!

I'll (try to remember to) post back again after I've received it and tried it out.

Last edited by TracyA : 12-15-2010 at 09:20 AM.
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads for: Bluetooth headsets - Help me narrow it down
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bluetooth FAQ Tom Bluetooth Connection 43 01-04-2013 03:07 AM
Bluetooth Headsets - Which is best? smith27 Hardware & Accessories 14 03-31-2010 09:08 AM
Bluetooth connect to PC Paul in San Diego RIM Software 30 12-20-2006 04:23 AM
Bluetooth Folding Keyboard - Now Becoming Possible! [Preorder] Mark Rejhon Bluetooth Connection 99 02-24-2006 01:29 AM
Bluetooth headsets mspong Bluetooth Connection 1 12-01-2005 07:17 PM

MSA 10092523 ALTAIR Single Gas Detector, Oxygen (O2), Low Alarm 19.50%, High Ala
$149.99
MSA 10092523 ALTAIR Single Gas Detector, Oxygen (O2), Low Alarm 19.50%, High Ala pictureMSA ALTAIR Gas Detecto used
$299.99
MSA ALTAIR Gas Detecto used pictureMSA Safety 10087913 Charger for Altair 4X and 5X Multi-Gas Detector
$32.75
MSA Safety 10087913 Charger for Altair 4X and 5X Multi-Gas Detector pictureMsa Altair Inlet Dust Filters 5 Pack, 808935
$3.49
Msa Altair Inlet Dust Filters 5 Pack, 808935 pictureGood Condition MSA Altair 5x Multigas Detector Bluetooth LEL CO H2S O2
$550.0
Good Condition MSA Altair 5x Multigas Detector Bluetooth LEL CO H2S O2 picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.